Of being Number 4

Of being Number 4


All through my school life, I had my fair share of forms to fill and each time I get to the part that said “race”, I had to choose between (1) Malay, (2) Chinese, (3) Indian and (4) Others. I am always number 4. I don’t really know how the forms are for school-going children today but I suspect that not much has changed.

Excellent proposal to get support from people in power to abolish ISA

Excellent proposal to get support from people in power to abolish ISA   



If the people in power realized that they could also be injured if they continue to play with the double edged sword ISA, they would definitely need to rethink their relentless support for and continued keeping this unjust law.  (If they are still able to think indiviuably away from the herd mentality they are always ordered to MAINTAINED and follow their respective whips.)

If just look back, we could see a few ministers and leaders aligned to DSAI had suffered under ISA although the same party was and is still in power.

Who knows, if there is a change of government, some of the present powerful leaders could suffer under this unjust law.

Or even if there is no change of government, if unlucky, losing faction of the present power struggle may be even able to taste the bitterness of the ISA they had supported to use on their opponents.

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Irrawaddy:88 Generation Activists Given 65 Years

Fourteen leading activists, including five women, from the 88 Generation Students group were each given 65-year sentences on Tuesday morning for their political activities during the monk-led uprising in Burma last year, according to sources close to their families. 

The lengthy imprisonments were seen as an indication the Burmese military government was invoking harsher punishments on dissidents. 

The 14 activists— Min Zeya, Jimmy (aka Kyaw Min Yu), Arnt Bwe Kyaw, Kyaw Kyaw Htwe (aka Ma Kee), Panneik Tun, Zaw Zaw Min, Than Tin, Zeya, Thet Zaw, Mie Mie, Nilar Thein, Mar Mar Oo, Sandar Min and Thet Thet Aung—were sentenced at a court inside Insein Prison, said the sources.

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